In 2012, however, Apple started paying a dividend and surpassed dividend darling Exxon in 2017 to pay the biggest dividend in the world.
As of November 2018, Apple paid shareholders a dividend of 73 cents per share.
What is Apple’s dividend?
Apple’s next dividend payment will be US$0.77 per share, and in the last 12 months, the company paid a total of US$3.08 per share. Based on the last year’s worth of payments, Apple stock has a trailing yield of around 1.0% on the current share price of $309.51.
How often does Apple pay a dividend?
Apple Inc (AAPL) Dividends
The next Apple Inc dividend is expected to go ex in 13 days and to be paid in 19 days. The previous Apple Inc dividend was 77c and it went ex 3 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago. There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 3.5.
Does Apple pay quarterly dividends?
Apple’s current dividend and policy
Apple just raised its quarterly dividend during its second-quarter earnings release on April 30 to $0.77 per share, good for a 5% increase. After all, Apple’s dividend yield currently stands at just 1.6%, and the payout ratio based on trailing-12-month earnings per share is just 26%.
Is Apple a good dividend stock?
While Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) may both have small dividend yields, they have still proven to be good dividend stocks in recent years, thanks to their well-roundedness as income-generating investments. Today, both companies continue to look like great dividend stocks.